Experience the Oriental Institute centennial through our upcoming events. 

Below are highlights of our upcoming programs. For a full listing of events, visit our main webpage.

Exhibition: We Start Here: The OI at 100

Saturday, September 14, 9:00am to Saturday, June 13, 5:00pm Oriental Institute Museum
Breasted at desk

Exhibition: Contemporary Art Installations

Saturday, September 14, 9:00am to Saturday, June 13, 5:00pm Oriental Institute Museum &
The Joe and Rika Mansueto Library
Hafez installation

Exhibition: Discovery, Collection, Memory: The Oriental Institute at 100

Monday, September 16, 9:00am to Friday, December 13, 6:00pm Special Collections Research Center Gallery
Oriental Institute Archival Image

Exhibition: Ann Hamilton: aeon (September 18–October 31)

Wednesday, September 18, 9:00am to Thursday, October 31, 5:00pm The Joe and Rika Mansueto Library
Hamilton exhibit aeon

Gallery Talk: The Social Imaginary of an Assyrian Imperial City

Saturday, October 19, 11:00am12:30pm Oriental Institute Museum
Assyrian carved releif

Mummies and Martinis

Thursday, October 24, 6:3010:00pm Oriental Institute
Mummies and Martinis

Mummies Night: 100 Years of Mummies!

Saturday, October 26, 4:007:00pm Oriental Institute Museum
Mummies night

Film Screening: The Mummy (1959, Hammer Films)

Saturday, October 26, 7:309:30pm Oriental Institute, Breasted Hall
The Mummy

Members' Lecture: McGuire Gibson, OI Professor of Mesopotamian Archaeology, and the OI's Return to Iraq

Wednesday, November 06, 7:009:00pm Oriental Institute, Breasted Hall
Nippur

Lecture: A New Iron Age Kingdom in Anatolia: King Hartapu and his Capital City

Tuesday, November 12, 7:008:00pm Oriental Institute, Breasted Hall
Anatolian kingdom